IELTS Reading: Matching Task Example

You will find different types of matching tasks in the IELTS Reading module. You may be asked to match pieces of textual or visual information to each other or to sections of a text.

An example is given below.

Example 1: Matching

Questions 5 – 10

Look at statements 5 – 10 and advertisements A – C. Match each statement with the advertisement it applies to. Write the correct letter A, B or C, next to each statement.

NB: You may use any letter more than once.

5. This job is only offered to qualified and experienced candidates. …………………..

6. This job is not for those interested in full-time positions. …………………………..

7. This job requires candidates with fluency in more than one language. ……………………………

8. This position does not require previous experience in sales. …………………

9. This position does not require a university degree. ……………………………

10. This position does not come with free accommodation. ……………………..

 

A Position: Full-time sales representative

Requirement: We are looking for confident and energetic youngsters with good communication skills for a full-time door-to-door sales promotion campaign of our newspaper subscription offers in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane and suburbs. The ideal candidate should be a graduate with good written and oral communication skills in English. Fluency in local languages like Hindi and Marathi is necessary.

Compensation: We offer attractive salary and will reimburse your travel expenses. Please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@newspaper.com

B Position: Full time student counselors needed

Requirement: A well-known public school in the area is currently looking for student counselors with a university degree in child psychology and at least three years of experience in working with school children. All candidates will be interviewed by our team of experienced psychologists.

Compensation: We offer generous salary with free accommodation. Please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@publicschool.com

C Position: Part-time sales representative

One of the largest retail chains in the country is looking for experienced part-time sale representatives. The ideal candidate should have effective communication skills and a flair for selling.

Compensation: The company will provide free food and accommodation and will reimburse all travel expenses. The successful candidate will receive a salary of Rs. 20,000 a month, plus attractive sales commissions. Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter to recruitment@retailstore.com

Answers

5 – B, 6 – C, 7 – A, 8 – A, 9 – C, 10 – A

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